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educator , sculptor

Paul Eugene Buckner, American sculptor, educator. Recipient prize National Sculpture Review, N.y.C., 1977, Thomas F. Herman Distinguished Teaching award University Oregon; Avery fellow, 1959-1961; Fulbright grantee, 1961-1962, Oregon University Faculty grantee, 1965. With United States Coast Guard, 1953-1957.

Background

Buckner, Paul Eugene was born on June 16, 1933 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Martin Monroe and Edna Laurel (Olson) Buckner.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Washington, 1959. Master of Fine Arts, Claremont Graduate School, 1961. Postgrad Slade School, University College London, 1961-1962.

Career

Studio assistant, sculptor Albert Stewart, Claremont, 1959-1961. One man shows Oregon Museum Art, Eugene, 1964, 86. Gallery West, Portland, Oregon, 1977.

Frye Art Museum, Seattle, 1979, Jadite Galleries, New York City, 1988. Exhibited in group shows Seattle Art Museum, 1964, 67. Oregon Sculpture, Portland, 1968;Mainstreams International Exhbns., Marietta, Ohio, 1971, 76, 77.

Portland Art Museum, 1976, Clark Art Center Rockford (Illinois) College, 1985. Represented in permanent collections Salem (Oregon) Civic Center, Olympic College, Bremerton, Washington, Oregon Museum Art, Mount Angel Abbey, St. Benedict, Oregon, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Silverton, Oregon, Eastern Oregon CorrectionalInst., Pendleton, Oregon, Leighton Pool, U. Oregon, Eugene, Sacred Heart General Hospital, Eugene, Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland, United Church of Christ, Forest Grove, Oregon, Timberline Lodge, Oregon. Instructor sculpture U. Washington, Seattle, summer 1959, 62, San Bernardino Valley College,1961.

Member of faculty Oregon, since 1962, professor, 1972-1995, professor emeritus, 1995^.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Oregon Museum Art, Eugene, 1964, 86, Gallery West, Portland, 1977, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, 1979, 83, Jadite Galleries, New York City, 1988. Group shows include Seattle Art Museum, 1964, 67, Oregon Sculpture, Portland, 1968, Mainstreams International Exhibns., Marietta, Ohio, 1971, 76, 77, Portland Art Museum, 1976, Clark Art Center Rockford (Illinois) College, 1985.

      Represented in permanent collections Salem (Oregon) Civic Center, Olympic College, Bremerton, Washington, Oregon Museum Art, Mount Angel Abbey, St. Benedict, Oregon, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Silverton, Oregon, Eastern Oregon Correctional Institute, Pendleton, Preg., Leighton Pool, University Oregon, Eugene, Sacred Heart General Hospital, Eugene, Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland, United Church of Christ, Forest Grove, Oregon, Timberline Lodge, Oregon, Heron Building, Eugene, Oregon, South Seattle Community Coll, Duwamish Campus.

Membership

Member of faculty Oregon, since 1962, professor, 1972-1995, professor emeritus, 1995^. Served with United States Coast Guard, 1953-1957. Avery fellow, 1959-1961.

Connections

Married Kay Lamoreux, August 15, 1959. Children: Matthew, Nathan.

father:
Martin Monroe Buckner

mother:
Edna Laurel (Olson) Buckner

spouse:
Kay Lamoreux

children:
Matthew Buckner

Nathan Buckner